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    Exciting times ahead!

    Yiewsley and West Drayton Band have a vacancy for a Bass player (E Flat or B Flat) and a Bass Trombone player. We have a tour booked for August 2007 to Holland; we are entering the Bulins Mineworkers Contest in January and have some exciting engagements planned. The band is hard-working and has...
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    Bass Trombone player required

    Bass Trombone player required for this committed, friendly and sociable 2nd section band. Winners of the Hove Contest (2nd section), are looking to strengthen their team for the summer season and beyond. Other players always welcome! For more details contact Chris Cole at chris@ywdband.com or...
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    SCABA Hove Contest results

    YWDB played Variations on Laudate Dominum
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    SCABA Hove Contest results

    Yes, YWDB won the march too. We had a great day in Hove - well done to all other bands today as well that contributed to a successful contest.
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    Eb Bass required for Skegness - North East

    Spoke to the secretary today who confirmed the rules. Bands may only borrow from their nationally graded section.
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    Eb Bass required for Skegness - North East

    Please read my original reply here: http://www.themouthpiece.com/vb/showthread.php?t=17854 I intend to make contact with the North East Midlands BBA today to confirm.
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    Borrowing players for Butlins

    I've now been fortunate to get a set of rules for this contest. Rule 11a states: 'A band may borrow up to FOUR players from a band of the same National Grading. Any such players must be entered in red ink on the Player Information Sheet.' However, I am concerned to hear different...
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    Borrowing players for Butlins

    Yiewsley and West Drayton Band are taking part in the Mineworkers contest in January. We need to borrow a couple of players from another band on a day transfer. We've been told that we can only borrow from our section (2nd) only and not from sections below. I've discussed this with other...
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    SCABA Folkestone Thread

    Regent played Chivalry
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    Music in the classroom

    I understand your point, but some things to consider: 1. Does everyone know that they have an ability in Music? Not if you are not given the chance to find out. 2. Not everybody has the chance to find their potential unless they are given the opportunity. 3. It is possible for someone to be a...
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    Music in the classroom

    I'm surprised to have read this because the KS2 national curriculum makes little reference to the teaching of standardised notation. In fact, in some schools would find it inappropriate to do so. However, in Primary Schools we do teach them many of the fundamentals of musical expression and...
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    Bands in London with Conducting Vacancies?

    Thanks Dave. Much appreciated!
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    Cornet or bass player?

    Coming down to work or study in London? Yiewsley and West Drayton Band require a cornet and bass player (E Flat or B Flat). The band has had a successful summer season and is looking to complete the line up for the contest season. The band has a great social atmosphere. If you are...
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    Bands in London with Conducting Vacancies?

    Yiewsley and West Drayton Band is about 30 minutes from the centre of London on the main line. The bandroom is 5 minutes walk from the train station. The band currently has a vacancy for a cornet player. Graded as 2nd section, we have an active band with some prestigious engagements...
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